The current gloom is no more realistic than late 1990s euphoria and will fade with the turn of the business cycle.
The spats tend to fade over time, as French leaders come to see how fundamental a strong partnership with Germany really is.
She waited for the inexplicable sentiment to fade away, but instead it intensified and she began to sob.
Still, the accusation of activism persists because it has too much cachet, too much historical valence to fade from view.
If not, well, just let him live on the beach in Ecuador and fade from public memory.
They fade irrevocably out of my mind even now while I speak and endeavor to recall them, and recollect myself.
And when it died away, did not he fade with it—fade until the Ionian waters took him?
These Rings when first polished look very gloriously, but time makes them fade, and turn to a pale yellow.
She was one of those blondes who fade rapidly after their thirtieth year.
He was such a colorless nonentity that he simply seemed to fade into the background of the walls once he had made his entrance.
early 14c., "lose brightness, grow pale," from Old French fader "become weak, wilt, wither," from adj. fade "pale, weak, insipid" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, some sort of blending of Latin fatuus "silly, tasteless" + vapidus "flat, flavorless." Related: Faded; fading. As a noun, from c.1300.